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Seven Reasons for Choosing LibreOffice over Microsoft Office

http://blog.worldlabel.com

LibreOffice is free for the download, and you can install it on as many different machines as you choose. But a free price and a free license aren’t much good if the software doesn’t have the features you want. Happily, that’s usually not a concern with LibreOffice

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Helsinki city officials highly satisfied with Free Software

http://fsfe.org

City officials in Helsinki, Finland, are overwhelmingly satisfied after trying out the Free Software office suite OpenOffice.org on their laptops. 75% of 600 officials have been using OpenOffice.org exclusively since February, as part of a pilot project where the city installed the program on 22,500 workstations.

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Debian moves to LibreOffice

http://www.debian.org

The Debian project is proud to announce that the transition from OpenOffice.org to LibreOffice has now been completed. LibreOffice has already been available for "testing" and "unstable" since March and has now been backported to Debian 6.0 "Squeeze", too.

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The Decline and Fall of OpenOffice.org

http://www.linux-magazine.com

LibreOffice will be both months ahead of OpenOffice.org, and able to borrow OpenOffice.org code, and OpenOffice.org behind and unable to borrow LibreOffice code.

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FSF: Statement on OpenOffice.org's move to Apache

http://www.fsf.org

When OpenOffice.org moves to a non-copyleft license, there's a ready replacement for people who want a productivity suite that does more to protect their freedom: LibreOffice.

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Strip mining of OpenOffice.org

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We now have two implementations of the same code and two communities working to different licensing regimes, and the outcome is potentially divisive and bad for everyone except IBM.

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Fellowship interview with Florian Effenberger

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Florian Effenberger has been a Free Software evangelist for many years. Pro bono, he is founding member and part of the Steering Committee at The Document Foundation. He has previously been active in the OpenOffice.org project for seven years, most recently as Marketing Project Lead.

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LibreOffice VS Openoffice

http://www.unixmen.com

When a group of German coders at OpenOffice (belonging to database major, Oracle) finally forked away on Sept28th 2010 there was much for everybody to talk about while Oracle OpenOffice maintained dignified silence.

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Document Foundation launches LibreOffice 3.3

http://listarchives.documentfoundation.org

The Document Foundation launches LibreOffice 3.3, the first stable release of the free office suite developed by the community. In less than four months, the number of developers hacking LibreOffice has grown from less than twenty in late September 2010, to well over one hundred today. This has allowed us to release ahead of the aggressive schedule set by the project.

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Sun's open source legacy - Code and compromises

http://www.h-online.com

The aftermath of Oracle's purchase of Sun and the subsequent forking of a number of open source projects, has highlighted the necessity to protect the integrity of the commons and to keep commercially sponsored open source projects honest, and true to the principles of free and open source software.

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Have Oracle just made it worse for everyone?

http://ur1.ca

I guess everybody has heard that a majority of the key developers in the OpenOffice.org community decided to set up the Document Foundation: an independent foundation to continue and manage work on the Openoffice.org codebase. If you’ve not, then I can recommend Terry Hancock’s piece as a starting point (and a good summary of why forking is vital).

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33 german developers joined The Document Foundation

http://native-lang.openoffice.org

The past days and weeks here in the project were marked by sometimes heated discussions, about how we perceive the cooperation in the project and how we make this more willing and able. Unfortunately, this discussion has not always been objective, problem- and goal-oriented, as it would have been desirable, but sometimes very emotional.

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Yamagata prefectural government decides to adopt OpenOffice.org

http://openoffice.exblog.jp

Yamagata Shimbun on Oct. 30th reported, "It was revealed on Oct. 29th that Yamagata prefectural government decided on a plan to adopt OpenOffice.org as next PC office software for fiscal 2011 due to the fact that support for MS Office XP will end in July, 2011".

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A response to microsoft’s a few perspectives on openoffice.org

http://drascus.wordpress.com

Okay So I am sure that we all have heard saw this bomb of a video that Microsoft has unleashed on the world. Apparently when your own product is really crappy the only way you can get ahead is by making these little videos attacking non-profit opensource projects like the Openoffice community.

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Gnuaccounting 0.7.8 released

http://www.h-online.com

The Gnuaccounting developers have released version 0.7.8 of their free open-source Java accounting application that embeds OpenOffice and utilises MySQL or OpenOffice's HSQLDB to create and administrate invoices, credit memos, delivery notes, bills etc.

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